Michael De Sordi
Club Member Since 3/5/1999
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"The past can not be changed. The future is not known by anyone. You must take a step out of your front door, in order for your future to begin.
City: Manitou Springs State: CO
Favorite Shoe: Nike Vomero Size: 11.5
Age: 49.8 years old
Marital Status: Single
I have three children, Elizabeth, Ashley and Holden.
What I do for work:
I work for Target Distribution Center in Pueblo.
Places Ive called home and why I like where I am now:
Omaha,NE. Denver,CO. Longmont,Co and Manitou Springs. I have loved Manitou since I was a boy. Playing around the mountains taking hikes to the green water tank. For me it brings an inner peace.
When I started running and what got me started:
More than 10 years ago I was in Davenport,IA. For a weekend at my sisters house, my brother and sister in-law where running the Bix 7. During the race my sister in-law passed us on the course. I said to her she was 10 minintes behind my brother. In response she told me if I could do better, than prove it. So than I started running to beat her and my brother.
What does running mean to me:
It is an escape from my day to day life schedule.
View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
Nothing major, except for family bragging rights. I won a family and friends 10k race.
What I like about trail/mountain running:
Not having to worry about being hit by a car. Also the enjoyment of being free, its just me and the trail.
Favorite running trail and why:
Barr Trail, above the incline. Because no one but runners and campers staying at Barr Camp are up there.
Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
BTMR and Pikes Peak Marathon are pretty equal. Because they are on Barr Trail.
Best running experience:
Running on Barr Trail after a thunder shower. Looking towards the city and thinking "WoW I live in the greatest town".
Worst running experience:
My second Pikes Peak marathon, I went out to fast and suffered from A-frame on up. Or the time I was on a training run and I fell coming down past A-frame then less than a mile later sprained my right ankle.
Neatest thing found on a run:
$20 in the GOG.
Running related bathroom stop story:
Nothing I can mention.
Running pet peeves:
People with dogs on the W's of Barr Trail.
Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
I love to cook.
Other hobbies and interests:
Golfing and having camp fires with family and friends.
I want to win my age group in the PPM.
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